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  • 34th America’s Cup Trivia Contest- Race 11
    Race 11 was another amazing battle between Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle Team USA. Both boats were late to the start, but Dean Barker came out ahead and by Mark 1 had a 3-second lead.  By the second mark ETNZ’s lead had only grown to 6-seconds. On the upwind Read more
    In blog Museum Blogson Sep 18 2018By Jeanne Willoz-Egnor
  • 34th America’s Cup Trivia Contest- Races 9 and 10
    Despite Barker’s aggressive start in Race 9 Spithill held him off and built a 4-second lead by Mark 1. New Zealand managed to gain one second on Oracle on Leg 1 but it didn’t get any better. At Mark 2 Oracle’s lead was 18 seconds, by Mark 3 it was Read more
    In blog Museum Blogson Sep 15 2018By Jeanne Willoz-Egnor
  • 34th America’s Cup Trivia Contest- Race 8
    In Race 8, Barker did a great job holding off Spithill at the start and made it first to the line. By Mark 1 there was a 3-second delta between the boats. This race was seriously close with Oracle faster and stabler after some hefty modification work by the shore Read more
    In blog Museum Blogson Sep 14 2018By Jeanne Willoz-Egnor
  • 34th America’s Cup Trivia Contest- Races 6 and 7
    In Race 6 Spithill again did a good job blocking Barker and getting to the starting line first giving Oracle an 8-second lead by the reaching mark. Unfortunately OTUSA-17 just wasn’t fast enough and their maneuvers were slow which allowed ETNZ to stay close–the delta rounding the gate after Leg Read more
    In blog Museum Blogson Sep 12 2018By Jeanne Willoz-Egnor
  • 34th America’s Cup Trivia Contest- Race 5
    Race 5 of the America’s Cup started off brilliantly for Oracle Team USA thanks to some aggressive maneuvering by Jimmy Spithill in the pre-start. For the first time Oracle was able to take the windward position and establish an early lead. Leg 2 went well until the Oracle rounded the Read more
    In blog Museum Blogson Sep 10 2018By Jeanne Willoz-Egnor